You are staying at The Ritz Carlton and loving it … until you slip and fall in the hotel lobby and hurt your back. Can you sue?
Yes. Hotels are responsible for reasonably foreseeable injuries on their premises caused by their negligence. But not all injuries happen due to negligence, or are foreseeable, so let’s take a look at the elements of a claim and what you will have to prove to get the Ritz to pay for your hospital stay.